RESOLUTION

A RESOLUTION TO ADOPT THE FAUQUIER COUNTY CONNECTIONS PLAN BY REFERENCE IN CHAPTER 9: PUBLIC FACILITIES AND UTILITIES, AND IN CHAPTER 10: TRANSPORTATION, OF THE FAUQUIER COUNTY COMPREHENSIVE PLAN

WHEREAS, The Fauquier County Connections Plan addresses the need for additional trails, greenways and sidewalks for pedestrians and bicyclists in the County that connect to libraries, parks, shopping, historical sites and scenic areas, particularly in the nine service districts; and

WHEREAS, trails, greenways and sidewalks contribute to a high quality of life, improved health, and allow citizens and tourists to recreate and travel safely; and

WHEREAS, additional text is inserted in the Fauquier County Comprehensive Plan that adopts The Fauquier County Connections Plan by reference; and

WHEREAS, on June 28, 2007, the Planning Commission unanimously recommended approval of this item to the Board of Supervisors with recommended language identified in the October 11, 2007 staff report; and

WHEREAS, on August 9, 2007 and September 13, 2007 the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors conducted a public hearing on this item and considered written and oral testimony; and

WHEREAS, on October 11, 2007, Fauquier County Board of Supervisors conducted a work session with the Fauquier County Department of Recreation and the Parks & Recreation Board; now therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 11th day of October 2007, That Chapters 9 and 10 of the Fauquier County Comprehensive Plan be, and are hereby, amended as reflected in the staff report dated October 11, 2007, or with alternative language desired by the Board of Supervisors, which adopts The Fauquier County Connections Plan.

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